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RAMS Manager

Munhall, PA
**RAMS Manager**

Locations:Munhall, Pennsylvania

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Mobility

**Business Unit:** Mobility Management

**Requisition Number:** 219125

**Primary Location:** United States-Pennsylvania-Munhall

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 10%

**Division Description:**

**Siemens Mobility Division**

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

For more information, please visit: **http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/mobility.htm**

**Job Description:**

**Siemens Rail Automation** is seeking to hire a Systems RAMS Safety Engineer - is this position for you?

Do you want to be part of a team of great people and help to develop safe, secure and reliable products and systems for the rail industry? Do you want to help to develop innovative products to protect people and the environment, keep railroad operation safe and make it more efficient? Do you want to join an Engineering company which offers many growth opportunities nationally and internationally? Then please apply for the position as Systems RAMS Engineer in Project Engineering!

**Position Overview**

The scope of the job incorporates RAMS engineering throughout the entire lifecycle of product/project development, from a use case definition, RAMS planning over requirement clarification, design, software development, hardware development, test, validation, field test, pilot projects, product qualification, safety case to independent safety assessment.

Using the customer requirements and the country-specific legal basis as well as the standards to be applied, the Systems RAMS Engineer establishes the system requirements with regard to reliability (R), availability (A), maintainability (M) and safety (S). These form the basis for design of the system to be supplied or the application to be developed.


The RAMS engineer is responsible for system and product approvals (acquisition of approvals or operating licenses) and finally the safety of the system. Close cooperation with configuration, development, validation, assessors and approval authorities is imperative to ensure that work is performed efficiently.

The RAMS manager ensures that requirements are met and the required approvals and operating licenses are obtained in time. By controlling the suppliers the RAMS manager ensures that all necessary documents (hazard analyses, TSRs, safety cases, SARs, etc.) are available on time to enable approval issues to be successfully handled. The RAMS engineer is the intermediary between the project and the approval authority. The RAMS engineer provides support in project execution with the objective of meeting customer requirements in terms of reliability, availability, maintainability and safety. As part of safety management, the RAMS engineer is responsible for safety approval with adherence to costs and deadlines. The main tasks are:


+ Planning of deadlines and expenditures with regard to RAMS

+ Project Management support on application and coordination required by the assessors or approval authority

+ Preparation of the RAM and safety plans and the approval concept

+ Coordination of the safety- and availability-related requirements with the system engineer

+ Representation of safety approval within the project in line with the budget and the time schedule

+ Representation in independent assessment **Implementation**

+ Project-specific determination and finalization of the RAM and safety plans and checking for their adherence

+ Maintenance of safety and hazard logs

+ Availability to all project staff as consultant with regard to safety issues

+ Performance of RAM and safety analyses (hazard analyses), FMEA and FTA in order to enable faults to be detected in specified systems and operation

+ Compilation of safety cases.

+ Monitoring of the system during the initial in-service period to provide reliability demonstration.

+ Optimization of the system architecture in cooperation with systems engineering with regard to RAMS

+ Periodic revision of the approval roadmap on a cross-product basis

+ Checking for adherence to requirements in terms of reliability, availability and safety

+ Evaluation of applied tools from the point of view of safety

+ Development of process improvement suggestions **Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience**

+ 5 - 8 years of experience as a RAMS engineer, software developer, or validator for complex and safety-critical Railroad, Nuclear Plant, Aircraft and\or Automotive systems

+ Experience with System and Software Development Processes

+ Electrical engineering and circuit design

+ Knowledge of fail-safe, vital and redundant design principles

+ Minimum of 3 years on the job knowledge regarding quality assurance, verification, validation

+ Minimum of 3 years on the job experience with following techniques: FMEA, FMECA, RDB, FTA, Markov Chains

+ RAMS relevant standards (IEEE, IEC, CENELEC, AREMA)

+ Experience with product development with 50% system and software and 50% hardware content

+ Collaboration skills **Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience** Strategic thinking Working in international environmentCustomer interactionRelationship with legal authoritiesInterlockings and controls **Why Siemens? In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:** -A competitive base salary-Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, and 3 weeks of PTO to start-Extensive training along with career developmentWe aim to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a RAMS Engineer with Siemens Rail Automation, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!

**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

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